There are 3 ways to get from Southport to Bradford by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Southport to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Bradford Interchange

$25 - $36

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Bus  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Southport, Duke Street to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand X2
  2. Take the bus from Preston, Lancashire to Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street National Express

$13 - $18

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Southport to Bradford 65.3 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Southport to Bradford is to drive which costs £11 - £16 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southport to Bradford is to drive which costs £11 - £16 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Southport and Bradford is 53 miles. The road distance is 65.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Southport to Bradford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southport to Bradford. However, there are services departing from Southport, Duke Street and arriving at Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street via Preston, Lancashire. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southport to Bradford. However, there are services departing from Southport and arriving at Bradford Interchange via Manchester Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

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Southport to Bradford train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Southport station.

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Map of how to get from Southport to Bradford.
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  • Distance: 52.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

What companies run services between Southport, England and Bradford, England?

You can take a train from Southport to Bradford via Manchester Victoria in around 2 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southport to Bradford via Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand and Preston, Lancashire in around 4 h 3 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Southport to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Bradford Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Southport, Duke Street to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express

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